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iad in black basalt. — In frames on the right wall: 18-22. Remains of
all-paintings found near Pompey's Pillar, interesting as forerunners and
lalogies of the Pompeian style; 8. Tomb-paintings from Gabbari., showing
mixture of the Greek and Egyptian styles.
Room XII. In the middle: 3. Marble statue of Emp. Antoninus Pius
ross on the armour added in the Christian period and again effaced as
,r as possible); 7. Julia Soemias, a good portrait. — Case 67. Coptic cloth
om Akhmim. — Case F. Small altars in limestone, and cinerary urns in
abaster. — Case B. 'Menas flasks', for holding the consecrated oil from
le tomb of St. Menas the martyr; wooden tickets for attaching to
;ummies, with name of deceased; below, Coptic ostraca.
Room XIII. 1. Statue of an emperor; '3. Small temple-tomb from
adra. — 4-7. Draped statues (No. 5 from Gabbari).
Room XIV. To the left, sepulchral vases from Gabbari. The large clay
;ssels from Hadra served as coffins ; they were covered with lids and lay
irizontally in the earth. — To the right, portrait-heads of the Roman period.
Room XV. 1. Recumbent tomb-figure of a corpulent Roman, from
abbari. — 29, 50. Frescoes from tombs at Gabbari. — Fine architectural
agments and altars from Gabbari, all in the soft limestone of Meks. —
*3. Coloured capitals from a Ptolemaic palace, No. 3 showing a mixture
' the Greek and Egyptian styles.
Room XVI (from left to right). Cinerary urns and coloured architectural
agments from Hadra and Gabbari. Tombstones from the same places,
ith figures of women, etc. — 9. Granite capital of the Ptolemaic period.
• -D. Marble head of Antoninus Pius. — "H. Marble torso from Gabbari.
""J. Marble head of Hercules, with hair separately worked.— L. Fine
irk-blue glass, with veins of yellow and white. — In the middle : 4. Colossal
:ad of a Ptolemy with the Egyptian double crown (in red granite, from
amleh). — Green-glazed fayence from a tomb at Gabbari. — 7. Votive
scription to Isis hy an Alexandrian military official, mentioning the
unicipal Quarter B.
In the Garden are a number of larger monuments, including lime-
one and porphyry sarcophagi, fragments of Greek columns, a red granite
•oup of Ramses II. and his daughter (from Abukir), etc.
Mr. Eduard Friedheim, in the British consulate-building, Rue de
. Gare de Ramleh 27, possesses a collection of ancient and modern
lintings, water-colours, and engravings, and also a few ancient
sads in marble, which he courteously shows to strangers on previous
Dplication. — Mr. Constantine Sinadino, near the Porte de Rosette,
so owns a fine collection of small works of ancient art.
3. Environs op Alexandria.
A pleasant Drive (carr., p. 5) may he taken as follows. Turn-
lg to the right outside the Porte de Rosette (PI. K, 3), leaving the
turopean cemeteries to the left, and avoiding the road which leads
l a straight direction to Ramleh, we pass the water-works on the
ft at the Rond-Point (PI. K, 3), cross a small mound of ancient
lbbish, and reach the Mahmudiyeh Canal (p. 11). We turn to the
ft and drive along the canal to the fine garden belonging to Sir
■)hn Antoniades, a rich Greek merchant, which is open to the public.
here is a rock-tomb in the part of the garden behind the house;
le tomb-chambers, with three rows of coffin-niches in their walls,
:e reached by a long staircase. —Retracing our steps, and following
le bank of the canal, which lies on the left, we observe on the right
long succession of villas and gardens, including the viceregal
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